I'm beginning to understand why I rarely seem to get on top of anything. I know I'm very poor at organisation, but on the one day that I should have had a clear run at various stuff, I ended up losing a couple of hours to a dentist trip. Big has braces. She's had them 6 weeks, and we're just … [Read more...] about Day 6 – an unexpected dentist #30dayplan
Today I dragged the children out of bed just after 7, nearly three hours earlier than their preferred rising time in order to drag them 45 mins across country to an open day for potential re-enactors at Kentwell Hall. It was a cold start to a long day, as we drove the bright sun was scaring the … [Read more...] about Kentwell and 1553.
Another long day today. In hindsight, having a hectic week when Big was having her braces fitted wasn't a good plan, but several things snuck themselves in there independently, and there wasn't anything that could easily give. So today we got up, had a tantrum or two, and only left the house a … [Read more...] about Day the third, in which we finally crack the orthodontic wax thing.
Baby had me up at 2something or other am, and then at 7 and then at 8. So you'll excuse me if this is rather disjointed, but I want to jot some notes down anyway. Didn't run this morning - we should have gone to music, but in the end Big was a little fragile for singing anyway and we weren't … [Read more...] about Braces day 2, line dancing and Guides.
We had another of those days today. One of those milestones that creep up on you, that you don't know will hit you til it does. Big went for her first fixed braces fitting, and suddenly she looks teen in yet another way, with an orthodontic appliance and a very cute lisp. I didn't know braces … [Read more...] about Ages and stages and a proud mummy moment.